South Sudan born with makings of crisis

South Sudan born with makings of crisis – http://www.ft.com/cms/s/8c3b610c-76f6-11e3-a253-00144feabdc0.html William Wallis nails the way a short-sighted advocacy campaign – largely driven by a blame Khartoum agenda – failed to prepare the ground for a new country… This time the blame lies squarely within the southern leadership and a power struggle between the president, Salva Kiir, … More South Sudan born with makings of crisis

Sudan Election Stuff

Quick round up of Sudan election relatedish things… Polling Day and A Complex Election – Hafiz Mohammed on how there’s simply not enough hours in the day to fill in the dastardly complex ballot papers When is an election boycott not an election boycott? When it takes place in Sudan Rigged Elections in Darfur and … More Sudan Election Stuff

On The One Hand

  At the weekend, leaders of the Justice and Equality Movement signed a ceasefire agreement with the Sudanese government which could lead to a final settlememt as early as next month. Good news from a part of the world that has had precious little to cheer about. But hang on, haven’t we been here before? … More On The One Hand